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Name: CAMELLIA
Type: Bulk Carrier
Launched: 21/10/1952
Completed: 02/1953
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 571
Dimensions: 6161grt, 3168nrt, 434.5 x 55.9 x 23.6ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SA, 4cyl (560 x 2160mm), 3000bhp
Engines by: North Eastern Marine Engineering Co (1938) Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 148820
History:
02/1953 Stag Line Ltd (J Robinson & Sons), North Shields
06/1972 Compania Navegacao Somerset SA, Panama; renamed GALICIA
21/04/1977 Broken up
Comments: 21/04/1977: Arrived at Blyth for breaking up by Hughes Bolckow Ltd


Above photo as CAMELLIA copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as CAMELLIA courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as CAMELLIA courtesy of Photoship

GALICIA at Blyth for breaking. Photo copyright of Harold Appleyard

GALICIA at Blyth for breaking. Photo copyright of Peter Crichton

Profile & Decks plans copyright of Shipbuilding & Shipping Record. Click HERE to enlarge

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Copy courtesy of Terry Summerson